Santalum album (species)

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Scope note
Species of long-lived, woody, flowering plant; the most commonly known source of sandalwood. This species has been long valued, harvested, and cultivated for its fragrant wood and medicinal qualities of essential oil. Currently, the wild population is vulnerable to extinction; very few sizable trees exist, thus it is not currently much used for fine woodworking; harvest of new trees is viable only after 40 years.
Santalum album
Accepted term: 10-Jun-2024